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  • Main Title N.A.C.A. Langley field wind tunnel apparatusthe tilting manometer
  • Series Title NACA Technical Notes


  • Author: Norton, F. H.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Bacon, D. L.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Originator: Langley Aeronautical Laboratory
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. Langley Aeronautical Lab


  • Creation: 1921-01


  • English


  • Content Description: A description is given of a tilting manometer designed to meet the requirements of a manometer for use in the wind tunnel at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory. This gauge was designed to meet the requirements of a manometer in use in connection with a static pressure plate to indicate the wind speed in the tunnel. The requirements are noted. The sensitivity of the gauge must be made inversely proportional to the pressure to be measured. The gauge must be accurately and quickly set for any desired pressure. When set at the desired pressure, the extent of variation between the existing and the desired pressures may be readily estimated. In fact, this manometer is quick to adjust, is easy to read, always has the meniscus in the same position, and accurately indicates a large range of air speeds on what is a comparatively compact instrument.


  • Name: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Collection
    Code: NACA
  • Name: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
    Code: TRAIL


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: pd
  • Rights Statement: No Copyright, Unclassified, Unlimited, Publicly available

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • 93R10134
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930080844
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-36
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930080844
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc53735